Law and O'Connor Named to 2013 Eventing Chef d'Equipe/Technical Advisor Short List

Leslie Law and David O'Connor have been named to the 2013 Eventing Chef d'Equipe/Technical Advisor Short List.

March 3, 2011 – Lexington, KY – Leslie Law and David O’Connor have been named to the 2013 Eventing Chef d’Equipe/Technical Advisor Short List. USEF received nine applications from six different nations. The Search Committee interviewed six applicants over the last two weeks. The applicant group is extremely qualified with over thirty Olympic, Pan American, European Championship, and World Equestrian Games medals between them.

Law and O’Connor will be available to answer questions at an open rider meeting on Thursday, March 10, at Red Hills Horse Trials in Tallahassee, FL. We anticipate sending an Evite to the Long List athletes who will be able to join the meeting via teleconference or webinar. Details and instructions will be forthcoming. If you can’t make it to the meeting in person, and you have a question for the candidates, please feel free to email your question to Search Committee chairman, Eric Straus, at

Mr. Straus will provide a Short List report to the USEF Eventing Eligible Athlete Committee, who will conduct a second round of interviews with Law and O’Connor. Once concluded, the Eventing Eligible Athlete Committee will make their recommendation to the Eventing High Performance Committee.

Members of the USEF Eventing Eligible Athlete Committee are:

Amy Tryon – Chairman

Jan Byyny

Stephen Bradley

Buck Davidson

Phillip Dutton

Lauren Hart-O’Brien

Becky Holder

Marcia Kulak

Bonnie Mosser

Karen O’Connor

Kim Severson

If you have any questions regarding the process, please don’t hesitate to contact Eric Straus at or Sara Ike at

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